Moulding sand

Newbuild of a modern iron foundry in Turkey

Summary: By the end of 2018, Kutes Metal is set to erect a new state-of-the-art foundry at Çorlu, Tekirdağ, for the production of high-quality castings in sand moulds. With this new foundry, capacity at the site should be more than doubled and the company’s portfolio of products widened. The moulding line ist provided by Heinrich Wagner Sinto Maschinenfabrik, the sand will be processed in a mixing system developed by Eirich, Jöst is supplying equipment and technology for separation of the casting sand and cooling of the castings while sand conveying and handling systems from VHV Anlagenbau will be installed.

Over the last few decades, Turkey has achieved very high economic growth, and when it comes to technical standards, is on an equal footing in many areas with suppliers from the western industrial nations. This also applies to key industries such as automotive and machine engineering as well as their suppliers including the foundry industry. Thanks to the good economic situation and a political policy that sees growth as a way of securing a livelihood for the population, investment is also high. In the selection of the suppliers for capital goods, great value is attached to cutting-edge...

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